Local Events in May

Get out this month and explore the surrounding Hoover and Birmingham area community. There are many benefits to your new home at Ross Bridge and one of them is convenience to all that our city has to offer. Just to give you a list of some of the fantastic happenings in your local community, as well as give you some Memorial Day weekend ideas, we’ve gathered together a list of our favorites for your Jefferson County neighborhood.


May 14: 80’s Concert with the Cast of The Wedding Singer

Still living in the 80’s? Don’t worry, we are too, especially with this fantastic musical event that will turn any boring ‘ol Tuesday evening into a magical flashback. Join the Red Mountain Theatre Company as they perform a cabaret concert featuring your favorite 80’s classics.

Tuesday, May 14 at 7:30 pm

RMTC Cabaret Theatre

301 19th Street North

Birmingham, AL

For additional information and to purchase tickets, click here.


May 18: Spring Scramble 2013

Lace up those sneakers and run for not only your health, but to help the Children’s Center for Weight Management. The UAB Pediatrics Residency Program, through their Community, Outreach and Advocacy Program (Coat of Arms), hosts the 7th Annual Spring Scramble 5K.

May 18 at 8 am

The Trak Shak

2839 18th Street South

Homewood, AL 35209

For additional information and to register, click here.


May 18: Do Dah Day

This Saturday spend time with your family and friends at one of Birmingham’s oldest events! The Do Dah Day was first started in 1979 by a small group of friends. Today it’s one of the city’s most cherished springtime events raising money for a variety of animal organizations such as the Greater Birmingham Humane Society and the Friends of Cats and Dogs Foundation. This event is the perfect excuse to bring your favorite pooch and enjoy an afternoon of live music, food and drinks, kids activities and even a parade full of puppies!

Saturday, May 18 at 11:00 am

Caldwell Park

26th Street South & Highland Avenue

Birmingham, AL

For additional information, click here.


May 19: Wonderful Wetlands Hike

Celebrate American Wetlands Month by exploring Ruffner’s wetlands! Venture over to the Ruffner Mountain Nature Center and spend the day observing life both in and out of the wetlands. Enjoy the local wildlife of green tree frogs, spotted newts and a variety of beautiful birds.

Sunday, May 19 from 2-4 pm

Ruffner Mountain Nature Center

1214 81st Street South

Birmingham, AL

For additional information and to make a reservation, click here.


May 19: 22nd Annual Arty Party

Enjoy a variety of delicious hors d’oeuvres, wine and live art auction at the annual Arty Party, benefiting the Birmingham AIDS Outreach. This annual event will feature artist Carol Misner. There will also be cash bar and plenty of local, regional and national art to bid on during both silent and live auctions.

May 19 at 3 pm

B&A Warehouse

1531 1st Avenue South

Birmingham, AL

For additional information and to purchase tickets, click here.


May 24-27: Memorial Day Weekend at The Zoo

Here’s a fantastic excuse to spend the day playing with some furry creatures. The Birmingham Zoo will celebrate Memorial Day weekend by offering all active, disabled and retired military personnel and their dependents the chance to enjoy free admission with proof of military I.D.

Friday, May 24 from 9-7 pm

Saturday, May 25 from 9-7 pm

Sunday, May 26 from 9-7 pm

Monday, May 27 from 9-7 pm

Birmingham Zoo

2630 Cahaba Road

Birmingham, AL

For additional information and to purchase tickets, click here.